If the ceiling is white, you can really lighten things up (literally and figuratively) with lights pointed at the ceiling. The light bounces back into the room in a diffused manner, so it's never harsh. Torchieres are the obvious choice, but in college I used clamp-on lamps. Put them high enough so they don't shine into your eyes.
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I used linseed oil recently on a tabletop. The next day, my husband told me I smelled terrrible. Several showers lter, my skin and scalp still had the odor; my theory is that I breathed in the fumes and now the odor was coming through my skin, as can happen when someone eats a lot of garlic.
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That looks a lot like a denim paint effect. You can see different versions here: http://www.ralphlaurenhome.com/rlhome/products/paint/items.asp?haid=70
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